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By Don Ogle 

And Then There Was One: Sidney Spellers Meet For Verbal Contest

 

December 8, 2017

Forrest Hershberger

Pictured from left are Manu Eledath, sixth grade and Jordan DeNovellis, fifth grade, the finalists in the spelling bee held at West Elementary School. The top eight finalists of the 30 entries will complete in the Cheyenne County Spelling Bee. Manu took first in the Sidney spelling bee with the work clandestine.

The contestants assembled at the designated time. The officials took their places, making sure rules are followed and goals are met, or defined when missed.

It was an afternoon of competing with each other, the knowledge of the contest and confidence. After the practice round, the day became an afternoon of "one and done" as contestants made it through a round, or were sent to their seat.

It was the qualifying round for the Cheyenne County Spelling Bee.

Elementary students recently completed written spelling tests to determine who qualifies for the verbal contest. Thirty Sidney elementary s...



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